Sustainable fashion has been bubbling away. Just before ‘sustainability’ became just another buzzword, we had ‘eco-friendly’ and ‘green economy’. Today, there just seems to be an abundant usage of words like those. Some brands use them frivolously for the sake of not being left out of the trend.
It is going to be a very good Christmas at Burberry, as the company is back on top spot, at least according to L2’s 7th annual Digital IQ Index®, which ‘benchmarks the digital performance of 83 luxury brands in the U.S. examining e-commerce, CRM, search marketing, and social media initiatives.’
The other day I was “targeted” by a Breitling ad, featuring John Travolta, and I was thinking - they really think I will buy one of their watches just because of Travolta? And why Travolta? While the practice is nothing new, we explore the Dos and DON'Ts of celebrity endorsements for luxury brands.
So last year we saw a sudden craze in virtual reality among brands of diverse kinds. Fashion was no exception. As we have already talked about this a while ago, virtual reality technology has swept the world of fashion by combining VR and catwalk shows, that were traditionally rendered as exclusive to a handful number of carefully selected people.
Do you like camo, kid? Here is a blog for you. You are welcome. Military vehicles and other army-related things (there is a camo donut, too), patterns, patches & patchworks. Beautiful.
Truly engaging lifestyle eCommerce websites serve as the hub for informative, educative and entertaining contents that encourage customers to come back again and again. So here are two more excellent examples of what lifestyle eCommerce should look like:
Mass customisation in fashion is like VR (virtual reality) - it’s been around for ages, one day is HUGE, the next is MEH, then after two years becomes hot again, and everyone goes “Mass customisation will change the world of fashion FOREVER”, then nothing happens, then it goes BOOM again, and so on and so forth. Repeat. Again and again.
The fashion world is forever changing as is the digital landscape. We explore why so many fashion clients use Magento for their fashion eCommerce business.
Today, bricks-and-mortar business models are making a comeback as many innovative startups are moving back to the traditional channels. Does this trend signify the return of physical stores on the one hand and the decline of eCommerce on the other? Or simply the rise of omni-channel retail strategies?
Celebrity endorsement and billboards ads will likely to remain as a powerful digital marketing for activewear brands. But connecting with customers online - whether through mobile apps or effectively integrated with eCommerce sites - is likely to hold the key to shape the future faces of brands.